A low carbon steel with a medium manganese content. Has good hardening properties, fair machinability and is excellent for cold bending and forming operations Readily brazed and welded. Suitable for shafting and for applications that do not require the greater strength of high carbon and alloy steels. Conforms to ASTM A-108 and AMS 5069. (Not applicable to bars under 2 15/16" and sizes lighter than 29.34 lbs per foot.)
Unit of Measure



N/A Type 1018 Steel


N/A Round Bar


N/A 9/32 inches


N/A 0.28125 inches7.14375 mm

Estimated Weight

N/A 0.211 lbs/ft0.314002604 kg/m

Estimated Weight per 20' Bar

N/A 4.22 lbs1.914192 kg

ASTM Specification

N/A AMS 5069 ASTM A-108

Standard Length

N/A 20 ft